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Growing southeastern Mass. needs wider Route 3

STATE OFFICIALS say they have no interest in widening Route 3 on the South Shore (“Tolls seen as a way to widen Route 3,” Metro, Dec. 26). This further demonstrates their incompetence when it comes to transportation planning.

The southeastern part of the state is growing rapidly. Anyone who drives south on Route 3 knows that the traffic backs up from Hingham to Braintree starting at noon on weekdays and almost all day on weekends.

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